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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Jan Červenka, Lumír Gatnar, Pavel Kuchař, Karel Müller, Milan Tuček
The paper, which is based on statistical and sociological data, recounts development and changes in the Czech Republic during the period of post-communist transformation.
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Authors: Sobotka, Tomáš, Anna Šťastná, Kryštof Zeman, Dana Hamplová, Vladimíra Kantorová
A profound transformation of family and fertility patterns has taken place in the Czech Republic after 1989. The rapidity of observed changes can be explained as the outcome of a simultaneous occurrence of several factors, especially the emergence of new opportunities competing w...
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The paper describes outcomes of a qualitative research in Czech agricultural firms and their transformation strategies after 1989. The author identifies main problems of Czech agriculture from a viewpoint of economic sociology and antropology. 
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Authors: Nešpor, Zdeněk R.
The project The Adjustment of the Czech Labour Force: Changing Job Structures, Wage Disparities and Work Orientations aimed to use various data sources to describe changes in the field in the last decade. Studies on various topics are collected to provide a multidimensional pictu...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Petra Rakušanová
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Transformation cannot be completed unless markets hit not only formal, but also substantive aspect of economy. It involves economic institutions (first of all private ownership), economic behavior (based on confidence and other traditional values) and economic actors (especially...
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Authors: Mansfeldová, Zdenka, Wolfgang Merkel, Petra Rakušanová
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Authors: Matějů Petr, Blanka Řeháková, Natalie Simonová
The paper addresses the development of higher education in the Czech Republic after 1989. Using a loglinear analysis the authors modelled the influence of social origin on the chances of making a successful transition between secondary and tertiary education in the years between...
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Authors: Tuček, Milan a kol.
The first part of the study looks at various theoretical approaches encompassed with the concept of elites in sociology and at various techniques used to study elites. The second part presents a factual analysis of the development of political and economic elites over the past fi...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin, Mikešová, Renata, Eds.
The book presents an introductory information about demographic change in Central Europe. It is particularly targeted at practicioners and policy makers at local and regional level who deal with impacts of changing populations in their work. It presents an overview of population...
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The department of Political Sociology focuses on the systematic study of the basic processes in the democratic political system of the Czech Republic and some of its bodies. Attention is also paid to the social changes in contemporary Czech society, the nature and determinants of...
Head of department: PhDr. Zdenka Mansfeldová, CSc.
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Authors: Linek, Lukáš, Zdenka Mansfeldová
The sudden collapse of communism stimulated both the rapid emergence of fledgling democracies and scholarly attention to the post-communist transition. These newly democratized parliaments have been described as "parliaments in adolescence".This book identifies six parl...
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Authors: Večerník, Jiří
Following the assumption that the middle class is important in the transition from communism to a democratic market society as its leading actor and guarantor of social integration, this paper presents evidence of the benefits it has gained from economic and social reforms. As th...
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Authors: Šimon, Martin
A key issue in socio-economic geography is to understand how regional and social polarisation shapes the territorial organisation of society. We argue that effects of polarisation are not translated simply and straightforwardly in a whole region, but vary to a large extent with r...
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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Milan Tuček (eds.)
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Authors: Šimon, Martin
This bilingual, English-Czech atlas of Czechoslovakia is one of the first to use statistical data to evaluate spatial aspects of population development over time. Its twelve chapters present various themes relating directly to population from a historical perspective, such as dem...
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Authors: Machonin, Pavel, Lumír Gatnar, Milan Tuček
The study based on the results of the 1999 representative survey on "Decade of the Czech Tranformation" states that in connection with the accomplished institutional and social changes in the political and economic system a hybrid social structure emerged in which three...
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Authors: Matějů, Petr, Klára Vlachová (eds.)
This mongrph is a result of the research, which took lace between 1991 and 1998and was focused primarily on pure sociological problems, concerning objectiveand subjective views on social stratification in the Czech Republic. It dealswith the development of social-economic status,...

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